Accident ICP Savannah VG 912 EC-XTX, Saturday 11 June 2022
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Date:Saturday 11 June 2022
Time:09:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic SVNH model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
ICP Savannah VG 912
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: EC-XTX
MSN: 19009-2883
Year of manufacture:2021
Engine model:Rotax 912 UL
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Villanueva de la Cañada Airfield -   Spain
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Villanueva de la Cañada Airfield
Destination airport:Villanueva de la Cañada Airfield
Investigating agency: CIAIAC
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Narrative:
The amateur-built ICP Savannah VG 912, registration EC-XTX, took off at 09:15 hours (Local Time) on runway 03 of the Villanueva de la Cañada aerodrome (Madrid), with the pilot as the only occupant on board, to perform traffic on the aerodrome traffic circuit.

After having completed a first circuit, with takeoff and landing, it performed a second circuit, with the intention of making a final landing. On landing, the aircraft had a first contact with the runway, with the main landing gear, returned to the air and had a second contact with the ground, this time with the front landing gear, which folded backwards and the propeller touched the ground. The pilot was unhurt and the aircraft suffered significant damage.

Causes / Contributing factors.
The investigation has determined that the accident was produced by an incorrectly executed landing manoeuvre, which caused the aircraft to make abnormal contact with the runway, resulting in a bounce that was not adequately corrected.

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: CIAIAC
Report number: ULM A-016/2022
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year and 7 months
Download report: Final report

Sources:

https://www.mitma.gob.es/organos-colegiados/ciaiac/ultraligeros-motorizados-ulm/2022/ulm-016_2022

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Jun-2022 14:21 harro Added
04-Sep-2023 07:16 harro Updated
16-Jan-2024 20:46 harro Updated [Other fatalities, Narrative, Accident report]

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